Frankrijk | Restauratie en constructie

Samen met 7 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 21 dagen naar een restauratie en constructieproject.
Het project duurt van 6 t/m 27 juli.

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the workcamp will focus on the rehabilitation of the site of Saint-Quentin: it will involve saving a ruined building: consolidation of the existing (jointing with lime) and clearing the site and excavation to welcome visitors .You will participate to the work with other international volunteers and a technical supervisor will teach you specific techniques concerning this restoration. The work takes place the morning for 5 hours maximum. Afternoon and weekends are dedicated to activities.
You will stay on the Saint-Quentin site with magnificent views of the gorges of the Loire. Mattresses and tents provided. Bring WARM SLEEPING BAG AND CLOTHES NEEDED and extra blankets, the village is 900 meters high, it could be cold especially during the nights. Dry Toilets and outdoor shower nearby. Equipped kitchen in the building where you will take the meals all together. No shop in the village. Jeunesse et Reconstruction will not be responsible for you if you arrive before the beginning of the project.
Chaspinhac has 800 inhabitants and it is located 15km north of Le Puy-en-Velay city (no public transportation to go to the city). It s a village with a huge History, which attracts tourists and hikers, especially with its preserved environment. Several sites have environmental protection: the Loire s Gorges, the Loire s Valley. One of the hiking paths crosses the Saint-Quentin site and offers a beautiful view on the Loire s Gorges. The hamlet of Saint-Quentin, built during the 19th century, hosted farms years ago. Deserted for 70 years, the buildings are starting to becoming ruins. You will be proposed some activities during your stay: visits, hiking, excursions- This workcamp is for those who like nature and are really interested in the environmental/ecological dimension. You will meet local organic farmer and taste great produce.
This year the municipality of Chaspinhac will host an international workcamp. The village has great assets attracting tourists during summer: the Saint-Julien Church, listed as a Historical Monument, several hiking path with the Respirando label (label given by the General Council of Haute-Loire if the path respects some conditions). The municipality wants to rehabilitate the Saint-Quentin site. It was a former hamlet with a gorgeous overlook of the Loire river; nowadays, some ruins remain. This site will host a tourism information desk as well as exhibition rooms and cultural center (outside theater). Your work will be the last period of rehabilitation. The municipality really enjoys the volunteers coming and wait for volunteers to share friendly moments. This workcamp will have a huge environmental and ecological dimension: you will actively participate of the wildlife protection and you will have information visits with the Protection League of Birds. www.commune-chaspinhac.frMore info about the local organization that take care of the picturesque site of ) Saint-Quentin i :
1/ No special knowledge or competence is required for this camp, except being motivated and loving work in group You will share friendly moments with local people : be open-minded and curious. The living conditions are rudimentary, so you must love living in contact with nature2/ Bring: sleeping bag, warm clothes and rain-coat, bathing suit (for male: short pants prohibited in the public swimming pools, please bring a bathing suit). 3/Bring for work: worn out clothes, safety shoes/boots compulsory. 4/ Bring some material from your culture (documents, pictures, postcards, little gift, musical instruments, games,…) to share with other volunteers and local population and make exchanges easier.5/ Foreigners belonging to the European Union must bring with them a personal EHIC (European Health Insurance Card), and everybody must, in any case, BRING THEIR INSURANCE CERTIFICATE. If health issues on the camp, the volunteers will have to pay for it, and then get reimbursed once back in the home country. 6/ More info about trains :
chantier ouvert aux participants francais a partir de 17 ans anciennes dates / former dates : 07/07 – 28/07/18



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